7th Pay Commission: Modi govt announces big pay hike up to Rs 40,000 per month for these employees
7th Pay Commission salary hike: Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Narendra Modi government has announced a big pay hike for professors and teachers of every state. These academic staffs will get the benefits of the 7th Pay Commission with effect from January 1, 2016. The central government has said that with the teachers, other staff of universities and colleges will also get a new pay scale.
7th Pay Commission: Pay hike up to Rs 40,000 cleared
7th Pay Commission: Lucknow University Associated College Teachers Association (LUACTA) president Manoj Pandey told Zeebiz.com that implementation of the 7th pay commission will increase the salaries by about Rs 40,000 at professor level while those at the lower level will get a hike up to Rs 7,000.
7th Pay Commission: UGC order
7th Pay Commission: Manoj Pandey said that the University Grant Commission (UGC) had issued a notice on November 2 to increase the salary of university teachers and employees. However, several states had not implemented the order. Now, after the central government's decision, it will be implemented across the country.
7th Pay Commission: New pay scale
7th Pay Commission: 3.8 lakh employees to benefit
7th Pay Commission: The move will directly benefit a total of 29,264 teachers and other academic staff of state government funded institutes. Besides, about 3.5 lakh teachers and other academic staff of private colleges/institutions within the purview of AICTE will also benefit from the approval, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.